[E&R SubCom] Breakfast Reception with Mr David Grabau, Austrade Senior Investment Specialist

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Breakfast Reception with Mr David Grabau,
Australian Trade and Investment Commission’s (Austrade) Senior Investment Specialist, Resources Energy, and Research Geoscientist from Geoscience Australia.


Mr Grabau will be visiting Seoul to promote opportunities for Korean investment and collaboration into i) the lithium value chain and ii) critical minerals (rare earths).

David will expand on Austrade’s Critical Mineral’s strategy and where he sees greater scope for investment and supply between Australia and Korea.

Australia has significant competitive advantages in critical minerals and is the world’s second largest producer of rare-earth elements and has the world’s sixth largest resource of rare-earth elements. Australia also possesses some of the largest resources of cobalt, lithium, manganese, tantalum, tungsten and zirconium.

With demand for these rare-earth elements and other critical minerals expected to grow with the increasing use of high-tech products, Australia is well-placed to meet our international partners’ critical minerals supply needs, such as Korea, as the production of batteries will increase dramatically over the next decade and beyond.


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Date: Friday,  12th of April 2019

Time: 8.00am – 9.30am

Venue: Four Seasons Hotel

Location: Saemunan-ro, Sinmunno 1(il)-ga, Jongno-gu, Seoul / 서울특별시 종로구 새문안로 97

Cost: KRW 50,000

Format: Western style Breakfast Included

Information: info@austchamkorea.org


*Prepaid required, all attendants must be registered, no ‘additional attendees’.

* Registration close 4pm Tuesday 9 April 2019.

*Cancellations must be in writing prior to 4pm Tuesday 9 April 2019.

*No shows will be charged and payments are non-refundable unless the event is cancelled by the organiser.

*Please note that photography will be taken throughout the event and may be used for the purpose of information sharing and marketing.